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Understanding the Basics of Your Credit Score

Understanding the Basics of Your Credit Score

There are moments in life when burying your head in the sand is favored over dealing with any responsibilities that come with being an adult. But when it comes to credit scores, avoidance spells disaster for your finances. Getting your affairs in order starts with a solid understanding of credit scores--read on for a run-down of the fundamentals.

Cheryl Sanchez Returns to southeast Business Development Center

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The Southeast Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has announced the return of Cheryl Sanchez as a SBDC Consultant for Prowers, Baca, and Kiowa Counties. Sanchez served as both SBDC Director and LCC Business faculty in 2000 - 2001 before becoming a full-time faculty member. She retired from LCC as the Vice President of Academic Services and Student Services in December 2017. 

Colorado unemployment increases to 3.2 percent in October

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Employers in Colorado added 4,800 nonfarm payroll jobs from September to October for a total of 2,747,100 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,100 and government decreased 1,300. September estimates were revised down to 2,742,300, and the over the month change from August to September was a decrease of 700 rather than the originally estimated increase of 5,100.

One month left to Apply for SBA disaster loans

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Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminds small nonfarm businesses in 13 Colorado counties and neighboring counties in Kansas of the November 29, 2018, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following primary counties that began January 23, 2018.